August 4, 2020

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HEADLINES

Noon news

  • August 4, 2020
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • August 4, 2020
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan-South Korea labor row muddles U.S. plans on China

  • August 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:38 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Former LDP Secretary-General Ishiba meets with Chinese envoy

  • August 1, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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INTERNATIONAL

AIIB at crossroads amid COVID-19

  • August 4, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 7
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INTERNATIONAL

China embarks on charm offensive toward Japanese companies

  • August 3, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 0:51 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: How Tokyo sees Pompeo’s ‘Communist China’ speech

  • August 3, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan to offer express lane for funds leaving Hong Kong

  • July 31, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:08 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Election delay ‘due to virus’ could drain H.K. demoncracy of substance

  • August 4, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 1: 36 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Lee Teng-hui: An icon of Asian democracy

  • August 3, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

First Japan-affiliated aquarium to open in Taiwan

  • August 2, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:30 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

GOJ mulls countermeasures against liquidation of Japanese assets in South Korea

  • August 4, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

Bank of Japan may extend corporate support amid pandemic

  • August 4, 2020
  • , The Japan News , 12:57 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Exclusive: Japanese city to get OK for progressive tax on spent N-fuel

  • August 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:15 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan, Britain expected to agree digital trade rules

  • August 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:11 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

ECONOMY

Japan Apirl-June GDP seen sown 27 pct

  • August 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 10:28 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japan new auto sales down 13.7 pct in July

  • August 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 6:02 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

Okinawa dissatisfied with quarantine measures on U.S. bases

  • August 4, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

SECURITY

Okinawa virus outbreaks ignite scrutiny of U.S. SOFA privileges

  • August 3, 2020
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SECURITY

Why include Japanese civilian employees in training using pepper spray?

  • August 1, 2020
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun East edition , p. 20
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SECURITY

First case of coronavirus in Maritime Self-Defense Force in Okinawa

  • August 4, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 22
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SECURITY

U.S., Japan agree to launch joint study on military telecommunications, surveillance

  • August 4, 2020
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Aug. 3, 2020

  • August 4, 2020
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Ministry of Defense personnel transfers

  • August 1, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 25
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POLITICS

Japan govt urged to actively release pandemic information

  • August 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:31 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Focus: Abe reluctant to heed calls for coronavirus law revisions

  • August 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 4:39 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

LDP lawmakers seek swift revision of virus law

  • August 3, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 9:43 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Government’s fiscal reform target needs a reality check

  • August 4, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 1:51 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Japan to update English translations of business laws by FY2022

  • August 4, 2020
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 12:10 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Cartoon: Can you find Abe?

  • August 4, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 2
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POLITICS

Interview: Japan may add punishments to virus response measures

  • August 1, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:08 p.m.
  • English Press

OPINION POLLS

SCIENCE

Virgin Orbit selects Oita Airport to be Asia’s first space port

  • July 30, 2020
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 5
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SCIENCE

Lunar exploration prompts creation of rules on space resources

  • July 28, 2020
  • , Nikkei , p. 2
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SOCIETY

Funds run low among 20,000 foreign trainees stuck in Japan

  • August 3, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 5:19 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Museums in Japan collect daily items to log pandemic history

  • August 2, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:01 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Same venues, schedule for postponed Paralympics

  • August 3, 2020
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

SOCIETY

A rare peek into wartime tunnel network under Shuri-jo castle

  • August 3, 2020
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:53 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Infographic: New coronavirus cases and positive test rate in Tokyo (Aug. 3, 2020)

  • August 4, 2020
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
  • JMH Translation

SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Japan life expectancy hits record high for both men, women

  • July 31, 2020
  • , Jiji Press , 5:28 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

GOJ plans not to ask people to forgo summer travel

  • August 4, 2020
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EDUCATION

Students have difficulty finding jobs after their study abroad is cut short by coronavirus

  • July 29, 2020
  • , NIKKEI Business Daily , p. 11
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